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Benjamin Cutts

Benjamin Cutts, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Cutts
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 5th January, 1847
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 125 (65)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 4th October, 2012 wrote:

Benjamin Cutts was 53 years old when transported.  His occupation was Ploughman/groom/horse dealer.

Benjamin was married to Elizabeth and had 9 children, 7 were living, 1 son was 28 years old, 2 other sons and 4 daughters all at his native place of Sheffield, York.

Benjamin was 5’9 3/4” tall, could not read or write, blofue eyes, brown hair, protestant, hair thin on front, large ears, mole in right whisker.

12/11/1839: TOL
15/12/1842: CP

1841: Married Rebecca Barton (Duke of Wellington).

Benjamin became a farmer and died of fever on 5/1/1847 aged 66.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 5th January, 1847, occupation, crime

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